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Advice and Service you can trust The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission opened its public offices on May 9th 2007. The Garda Ombudsman is responsible for receiving and dealing with all complaints made by members of the public concerning the conduct of members of the Garda Síochána.

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How to make a complaint

If you are directly affected by the conduct of a member of the Garda Síochána that you believe is misbehaviour, you can complain to the Garda Ombudsman.

For further information or to view our video guide to making a complaint, please click here.

To make a complaint online, you may use our Online Complaint Form.

You can download a PDF complaint form by clicking here.

If you would like to access information on making a complaint, please click here, contact us on LoCall 1890 600 800, or email us at info@gsoc.ie.


The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission provides and promotes an efficient, fair and independent oversight of policing in Ireland.


The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission will be an active driver of ever-improving police accountability.

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